Thayers Natural Remedies and Synthetic Ingredients Class Action

The name of the brand is Thayers Natural Remedies. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that most of its “natural” products actually contain “synthetic and abrasive chemical ingredients.” The defendant is the Henry Thayer Company.  Read more

Shikai, Borage Therapy Products “Natural” Claims Class Action

Consumers these days want products with natural ingredients, and they are willing to pay more for them. This has led some companies to make “natural” or “all natural” claims for products that aren’t really true. The complaint for this class action alleges that Trans-India Products Inc., which does business as Shikai Products, represents that its  Read more

Bottle of Borage Therapy Children's Lotion

Purex “Natural Elements” Laundry Detergent Settlement

Henkel Consumer Goods, Inc. has a line of Purex laundry products labeled “Natural Elements.” The company is now settling a class action alleging that that name misled consumer to expect that the products were all natural when in fact they contained synthetic ingredients.  Read more

Wesson Oil “Natural” Claims Settlement

ConAgra Foods, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it should not have labeled Wesson oil products as “natural” because they contain genetically-modified (GMO) ingredients.  Read more

Utz and Bachman Products “All Natural” Settlement

Utz Quality Foods, Inc. is settling a class action alleging that it falsely marketed Utz and Bachman products as being “all natural.” The complaint alleged that they products actually contained ingredients that were heavily processed, chemical, synthetic, artificial, or derived from genetically modified substances (GMO).  Read more

Pret A Manger “Natural” Food False Advertising Class Action

Are Pret A Manger products really “natural” as advertised? The complaint for this class action says that they are not because they contain a contaminant and other non-natural or synthetic ingredients. The complaint brings suit under New York state laws and for breaches of warranties.  Read more

Aveeno Baby Comfort Bath and Baby Wash Settlement

Aveeno will pay $2.4 million to settle a class action alleging false labeling of its Baby Wash and Shampoo and Baby Calming Comfort Bath. The complaint claimed that, before the labels were changed (in 2012 and 2013, respectively), the products were falsely labeled as being made from a “Natural Oat Formula.”  Read more

Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Lotion

General Mills Products Containing Glyphosate Class Action

Many companies nowadays are pushing the health benefits of their products, knowing that consumers care about such things. But the complaint for this class action takes particular issue with General Mills, because some of its products were found to contain glyphosate, a popular weed killer used on grains and other food crops, in a study  Read more

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Tarte “Natural” Products and Synthetic Ingredients Class Action

How do consumers know whether ingredients are natural or not? For the most part, they take the word of the maker. If the word “natural” appears on the labeling or in the advertising, they assume that the product is natural. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Tarte, Inc. calls its personal care  Read more

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Sparkling Ice Beverages “Naturally Flavored” Claims Class Action

Talking Rain Beverage Company, Inc. has an unusual name, but the allegations in this class action are not at all unusual. The complaint claims that the company’s Sparkling Ice drinks, which the company labels as being naturally-flavored, actually contain an artificial flavoring ingredient, malic acid.   Read more

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